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GDA Calendar of Events 2013

January 8/13 Diabetes Session / Speaker: Patrick Luces, DPHSS, Diabetes Prevention & Control
Topic: “ Prevention. of Diabetes and Non-Communicable Diseases on Guam.”
February 2/13

Community Outreach/ joint with International Sport Center Health Fair , Agana Shopping Center , Glucose & Blood Sugar Screening/ Table Top Display

February 12/13

Diabetes Session / Speaker: Dr. Michael Mercado, MD, FAAFP,LCDR, MC, USN.
Topic: “ Prevention of Obesity in Children with Diabetes.”

March 1/13

Community Outreach / Simon Sanches High School Health Fair Table Top Diabetes Posters and brochures display .

March 12/13

Diabetes Session/ Speaker: Candy Sim, MPH, RD, SDA Clinic & Wellness Center
Topic:“Diabetes: What you can do.”

March 15/13

StayWell Health Fair , Marriott Hotel, Table Top Display.

March 16/13

Community Outreach at Payless Kick the Fat 5K Run at the Paseo GDA - Table Top Display distribute Diabetes Brochures.

April 9/13

Diabetes Session/ Speaker: Dr. Jitka Lom, MD Medical Director/ Owner-Express Care Health and Skin Care Guam.  
Topic: “ Diabetes: Practical Tips & Pearls for the Best Possible Life with Diabetes.”

April 28/13

Community Outreach: Iglesia Ni Christo church , Harmon, Dededo Glucose and Blood Pressure Screening/ Table top display.

May 11/13

Community Outreach/ joint with StayWell Health Fair, Dededo Sports Center Table Top Diabetes Posters/Brochures display.


Diabetes Session/ Speaker: Donabel Little, DTR,CDM,CFPP, TakeCare Asia.
Topic:“ Living With Diabetes”

May 18/13

Community Outreach _Big Brothers Big Sisters Health Fair- Dededo Sports Center

May 19/13

Community Outreach ; GNA Health Fair, Agana Shopping Center Glucose and Blood Pressure Screening/ Table top display

May 25/13

9th Charity Cost-U-Less Charity Golf Tournament- Starts Golf Resort Community Outreach / Blood Pressure & Glucose Testing and Body Fat Analysis.

May 29/13

“ Dinner for Life” - hosted by the Guam Diabetes Association. Govenor’s House

June 11/13

Diabetes Session/ Speakers: Jina Rojas & Glynis Almonte, RN
Topic:“ Mountain Pacific Guam Diabetes Project/ MediKeeper.”

July 9/13

Diabetes Session /Speakers: Bernie Nelson , Topic: “Medicinal Plants for Diabetes.” Christy Golconda & Rose Calma, Topic: “Cavilon, Skin Cream for Diabetes.”

July 27/13

Community Outreach at Island Fresh Supermarket , Chalan Pago Blood Pressure & Glucose Testing by Guam Nurses Association

August 10/13 Community Outreach at Cost -U-Less , Tamuning ,GDA will do Free Health Screening/ Table Top Display
August 13/13

Diabetes Session: Speaker: Agnes White, RN,CDE, Health Services of the Pacific
Topic: “ Standard Care & Dealing with Diabetes.”


Diabetes Session:/ Speakers: Paradise Fitness and Ed Aguon
Topic: “ No-Stress Fitness Group Exercise.”


Community Outreach at Cost- U-Less Harmon/ Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening.

October 8/13 Diabetes Session / Speakers: Gloria Long, Chief Operating Officer, & Carlos Pangelinan ,Community Relation Officer, GRMC Topic: GRMC new Hospital Update. The importance of Anti-oxidant -video presentation by Linda Simon.
Oct. 19/13 Healthy Mothers/ Healthy Babies - Micronesia Mall / 10am-2pm
Oct, 19/13 USTAOG Medical Mission - Harmon Health Screening. 2pm- 5pm
October 26/13 Community Outreach/ Primera Health Fair hosted by First Hawaiian Bank Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening/ Counseling / Agana Shoppong Center
October 27/13 Community Outreach at Micronesia Mall “Make a Difference Day” hosted by PDN.
October 29/13 Diabetes Month ( November )Proclamation Signing . Governor’s Conf. Room
November 10/13 14th Annual Guam Diabetes Conference / Hilton Guam Resort & Spa
December 7/13 Volunteers Appreciation / Christmas Party